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Urweisse - Erdinger Weissbräu

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86
very good

112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ungespundet on 02-25-2008)
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BlackSpark

Portugal

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-25-2013 23:02:40 | More by BlackSpark
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CwrwAmByth

United Kingdom (Wales)

3/5  rDev -21.5%

05-09-2013 16:53:26 | More by CwrwAmByth
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-01-2013 16:30:41 | More by williamjbauer
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Poupae

Thailand

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-09-2013 13:56:00 | More by Poupae
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Beerman1977

Austria

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-04-2013 20:33:07 | More by Beerman1977
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alugeris


3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-12-2013 15:56:09 | More by alugeris
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

02-02-2013 18:20:35 | More by safaricook
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FLima

Brazil

3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden orange color. Lots and lots of thick head with long retention and bubbles that keep going up from the bottom of the glass. Some particles floating.
Yeasty aroma of citrus, clove and wheat. Banana is more distant here.
Wheat bready and fruity flavor, more towards citrus than banana. Just a bit of pepper with a zesty feeling. Mildy dry aftertaste inducing you for more.
Light body with good carbonation.
Quite refreshing. I found it more interesting than the others Erdingers, except the Pikantus.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 15:35:08 | More by FLima
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.5%

01-19-2013 23:58:25 | More by Thorpe429
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Irrationalist

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-01-2013 10:03:44 | More by Irrationalist
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RuudJH

Netherlands

3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big head on orange golden beer, steady carbonation.
Smell is decent enough. Banana, a lot of bread and biscuit. A bit of floral scent.
Taste is fine. It's malty, mainly sweet. Smooth and easy drinkable.
Overall it's a fine beer. It could do with a bit more powerfull taste, and some more carbonation as well, similar to the Erdinger regular Weisse, but this one also will do fine.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 10:20:41 | More by RuudJH
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MattRiggs

Germany

4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

-pours a modest head that quickly recedes
-the smell and taste of this hefe are perfect
-modest hop aroma leaves room for the bready/yeasty/banana aroma to come through
-I get a little bit of spice in the aroma as well
-tastes just like a Bavarian Hefeweizen should: banana/clove in good balance, absolutely no undesirable esters, very clean finish that makes me want to never stop drinking this beer
-I'm sure there are some folks that won't like this beer because it comes from a macro, but I think it may be one of the best hefeweizens available

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2012 17:06:07 | More by MattRiggs
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shick1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-26-2012 16:05:43 | More by shick1
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FernandoMarangoni

Brazil

4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great beer. I recently met through referral from a friend. Here in Brazil leaves an average of $ 9. A little expensive but worth the investment. Highly refreshing, especially with the weather here in Brasilia (Brazil), around 30 º. Great color and amber foam that does not hold much to the cup and a very smooth taste.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2012 21:40:14 | More by FernandoMarangoni
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innominat

Ireland

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-25-2012 12:50:21 | More by innominat
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Vixie

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy yellow orange with a large white head that doesn't last too long.

Smell starts out sweet, citrus fruit, banana, pepper.

Starts out a bit citrus like, mainly lemon. There is a hint of banana and clove at the back end.

Goes down nice, there is a lot of carbonation.

Definitely a nice beer, tastes best when not too cold. Has a lot of flavor, and goes down easy on a hot summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 01:22:32 | More by Vixie
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fisherbray

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-23-2012 17:52:44 | More by fisherbray
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metter98

New York

3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a high amount of visible carbonation. It poured into a weizen glass with a two finger high white head that died down but consistently left a half finger high head covering the surface.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of bananas and wheat in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of wheat along with notes of bananas. The bananas become a bit stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink, refreshing and has some thirst-quenching properties. Its good drinkability and lack of clove flavors could make this a good entry-level hefeweizen for novice craft beer drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 17:28:22 | More by metter98
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kurgan3

Poland

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-13-2012 16:37:43 | More by kurgan3
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass, and later a little roll.

A real nice orange and bronze amber glow, unfiltered and opaque body with a real nice creamy top. Manages a collar and cant see much carbonation rising.

Nose is real nice. Classic wheat and hefeweizen yeast esters, but a real great orange fruit sense. Nice chewy malt. Smells great!

Taste seems to be a bit of a letdown. Orange soda, and tight carbonation but none of the wheat density on the palate. Beer like malt presnce hardly detectible, and not even much banana sense either (no complaints) but it doesn't taste like a hefe.

Overall, not a bad beer, but pretty ordinary for the style, and it's too much like soda.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 22:53:28 | More by smakawhat
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-14-2012 14:19:15 | More by Hanzo
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emerge077

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by: 01-2013
Served in a tapered weizen mug.

Huge pillowy head, lasting head retention that never breaks on the surface. Murky saturated orange color, fairly opaque once the yeast is swirled in.

Light banana and orange creamsicle aromas that carry into the flavor. Lightly wheaty on the back end, slightly dry in the finish and not too sweet. Clean and flavorful. Unfiltered and yeasty. Medium bodied and pretty quenching in the summer heat, drinkability is high. Better than the standard Erdinger Weizen from what I remember.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 00:48:02 | More by emerge077
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MTNboy

Germany

3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer has a hazy light orange body with a yellow hue. It has a lot of off-white foam to the head and lace. The aroma is not over powering but well balanced in its complexity. There is lot of different orchard fruit like qualities mixed with banana with a pepper like finish. It is easy to drink with a bit of a thick feeling to it density.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2012 05:36:06 | More by MTNboy
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into Weizen
Three and a half finger off white head

Golden, straw, yellow

Taste: booze, yeast, and a banana

Aroma: Clove, yeast, banana

Mouthfeel: thick and refreshing

This was a golden find! I prefer this to the hefe. While I owe al lot to Erdinger Weiss, this is much better. Have this Beer!

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 02:47:09 | More by BierStein711
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stevoj

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-26-2012 16:58:34 | More by stevoj
Urweisse from Erdinger Weissbräu
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